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Zap Mama’s “Hello to Mama” was featured on Nat Geo’s World Music playlist this week.

French newspaper Premiere recently published a great review of Zap Mama’s ReCreation.

Also, check out her interview with Gala.fr, available on their website.

This weekend, Zap Mama will perform a major show in Sun Valley, ID, followed by a special guest appearance at the Ft. Greene Festival in Brooklyn, NY. We hope to see all our New York fans there!


From Velvet Magazine.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Zap Mama’s show in Paris tomorrow, June 18th, will be postponed until September. All tickets will be reimbursed. We are very sorry about this and hope to see our Parisian fans soon. We will post the new show date on this site soon.

On Thursday, June 17th, Afro Funke celebrates its 7 Year Anniversary at Zanzibar. Over the years, Zap Mama has performed at the Afro Funke after party, including a memorable impromptu performance with Stevie Wonder. Zanzibar has also hosted several release and after-show parties for Zap Mama. Thanks to Jeremy Sole, Cary Sullivan, and the whole Zanzibar team. Congratulations on your 7 Year Anniversary!

Check out the Italinan newspaper Il Manifesto‘s review of ReCreation:

“Brucia che è un piacere sul corpo di Marie Daulne la poliritmia africana, essenza fondante del gruppo vocale a cappella Zap Mama che si trasforma a immagine e somiglianza della leader e vocalist afro-belga, e spruzza ritmo senza rinunciare al soffio creativo del soul, e alle più recenti commistioni del sound urbano afroamericano, passando per il campionario delle mutazioni in atto delle sonorità brasiliane e il giusto tributo alle radici del samba, magnificamente incarnate dalla tromba di Trumpetisto di Miami nella frizzante Hello to Mama, e della bossanova. Emozionante incontrare nello stesso contesto le Vibrations africane e le dilatazioni urbane di The Way You Are nel duetto con Bilal, il coro delle vecchie compagne, Silvie Nawasadio e Sabine Kabongo, Singing Sisters, o Togetherness, o la chiccheria di Vincent Cassell, inedito, (Paroles, paroles, e non, non, non), nonché l’ensemble di strumenti e artisti di African Diamond con il piedistallo dovuto a un gigante come Tony Allen. Il messaggio sta tutto lì: ascoltare la propria anima, ricreandosi. In questi tempi difficili. (g.d.f.)”


Video Credits:
Director: Marie Daulne
Executive Producers: MTC Records, Zap Mama
Cinematographer: Jonathan Yi
First AC: Yoshi Teng
Gaffer: Ray Richards
Second AC/Loader: RJ Glass
Makeup Artist: Robin Narvaez
Stylist: Marie Daulne
Assistants: Stephanie Spiegel, Elizabeth Rogero
Editors: Rudd Lenaerts, Fred Di Bono
Management: Ian Zaider

A special thanks to G. Love!

Reserve tickets here.